Malaysian Remote Sensing Agency (MRSA), formerly known as Malaysian Centre for Remote Sensing (MACRES) was established in 1988 under the Ministry of Energy, Science, Technology, Environment & Climate Change - MESTECC (formerly known as Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation - MOSTI).

 With experience attained for the past 20 years operating as a division under the ministry, effective from 15 February 2008, the agency has been upgraded to a departmental status with a new name; Malaysian Remote Sensing Agency (MRSA). The main aim of upgrading process is to enable the agency to be more viable and effective in fulfilling its objectives of establishment to spearhead the development and operationalisation of remote sensing and related technologies in the country.

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 Malaysian Remote Sensing Agency (MRSA) Headquarters